Period
to 21 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Product Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Product Management over the 6 months to 21 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Product Management
UK
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 315 330 314
Rank change year-on-year +15 -16 +41
Permanent jobs citing Product Management 1,753 1,602 2,137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.02% 0.95% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 1.05% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1,347 1,222 1,662
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £34,325
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,250 £49,000
% change year-on-year +9.45% +2.55% +11.36%

Product Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 156,094 152,797 180,922
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.89% 90.51% 89.99%
Number of salaries quoted 125,685 125,210 150,411
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +3.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%

Product Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Product Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Product Management in the UK

Product Management
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Product Management.

Salary trend for Product Management in the UK

Product Management
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Product Management over the 6 months to 21 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Product Management in the UK

Product Management
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Product Management within the UK over the 6 months to 21 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +16 1,640 £60,000 +4.35% 189
UK excluding London +50 887 £55,000 +9.45% 111
London -10 827 £67,500 +8.00% 92
South East -31 232 £62,500 +23.76% 36
East of England +80 188 £61,250 +5.92% 13
North of England +44 185 £45,000 +13.21% 30
Midlands +64 136 £50,000 -4.76% 12
Yorkshire +76 109 £44,000 -12.87% 14
West Midlands +49 95 £50,000 - 9
South West -47 68 £55,000 +4.76% 6
North West -18 66 £50,000 +33.33% 14
East Midlands +18 41 £47,500 -20.83% 3
Wales +30 37 £60,000 +14.29% 8
Scotland -10 34 £42,500 -20.93% 6
Northern Ireland - 11 £40,000 -
North East -4 10 £45,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 21 May 2018, IT jobs citing Product Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Product Management.

1 878 (50.09%) Agile Software Development
2 402 (22.93%) Finance
3 382 (21.79%) Marketing
4 376 (21.45%) User Experience
5 300 (17.11%) Analytical Skills
6 281 (16.03%) Scrum
7 269 (15.35%) Problem-Solving
8 268 (15.29%) Degree
9 245 (13.98%) Stakeholder Management
10 237 (13.52%) Project Management
11 218 (12.44%) E-Commerce
12 213 (12.15%) Analytics
13 203 (11.58%) SaaS
14 201 (11.47%) QA
15 194 (11.07%) User Stories
15 194 (11.07%) JavaScript
16 172 (9.81%) Java
17 165 (9.41%) Software Engineering
18 162 (9.24%) Retail
18 162 (9.24%) Presales
19 158 (9.01%) Microsoft
20 152 (8.67%) Mentoring
21 150 (8.56%) Continuous Improvement
22 148 (8.44%) Amazon AWS
23 143 (8.16%) JIRA
24 141 (8.04%) C#
24 141 (8.04%) Business Analysis
25 139 (7.93%) Microsoft Azure
26 137 (7.82%) Customer Requirements
27 133 (7.59%) SDLC

Product Management
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 50 (2.85%) Confluence
2 29 (1.65%) SharePoint
3 20 (1.14%) CMS
3 20 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
4 19 (1.08%) Apache Spark
4 19 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
5 15 (0.86%) SAS
6 14 (0.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 14 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
7 12 (0.68%) Drupal
7 12 (0.68%) Skype for Business
8 9 (0.51%) TPMS
8 9 (0.51%) WordPress
9 7 (0.40%) Apache
9 7 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (0.23%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.17%) Amazon Alexa
11 3 (0.17%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.11%) Ethereum
12 2 (0.11%) IIS
Applications
1 99 (5.65%) Microsoft Office
2 51 (2.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 36 (2.05%) InVision
4 33 (1.88%) OmniGraffle
5 28 (1.60%) Microsoft Project
6 22 (1.25%) MS Visio
7 20 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 12 (0.68%) Photoshop
9 7 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
11 3 (0.17%) UXPin
12 2 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 2 (0.11%) Doxygen
12 2 (0.11%) InDesign
12 2 (0.11%) RoboHelp
13 1 (0.057%) Chatbot
13 1 (0.057%) Moqups
13 1 (0.057%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 23 (1.31%) Payment Gateway
2 17 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.51%) IntelliMatch
4 9 (0.51%) Temenos T24
5 8 (0.46%) Postilion
6 5 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
6 5 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 4 (0.23%) BASE24
8 2 (0.11%) Distributed Ledger
8 2 (0.11%) Magento
8 2 (0.11%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.057%) JDE OneWorld
9 1 (0.057%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.057%) Sage 200
9 1 (0.057%) Teamcenter
9 1 (0.057%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 203 (11.58%) SaaS
2 148 (8.44%) Amazon AWS
3 139 (7.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 54 (3.08%) PaaS
5 52 (2.97%) Office 365
6 47 (2.68%) Azure Active Directory
7 46 (2.62%) IaaS
8 24 (1.37%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 20 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
10 18 (1.03%) Serverless
11 16 (0.91%) npm
12 15 (0.86%) OneDrive
13 13 (0.74%) Amazon S3
13 13 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
14 8 (0.46%) Google Analytics
15 6 (0.34%) Dynamics 365
16 4 (0.23%) GitHub
17 3 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
17 3 (0.17%) OpenShift
18 2 (0.11%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 39 (2.22%) Internet
2 31 (1.77%) Remote Desktop
3 19 (1.08%) WAN
4 17 (0.97%) Firewall
4 17 (0.97%) VPN
5 15 (0.86%) LAN
6 14 (0.80%) HTTP
7 13 (0.74%) Unified Communications
8 12 (0.68%) Skype
9 11 (0.63%) TCP/IP
10 10 (0.57%) Broadband
10 10 (0.57%) Wireless
11 9 (0.51%) DNS
11 9 (0.51%) Network Security
12 8 (0.46%) SAN
13 7 (0.40%) ATM
13 7 (0.40%) Value-Added Service
14 6 (0.34%) DHCP
15 5 (0.29%) BGP
15 5 (0.29%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (6.22%) Big Data
2 81 (4.62%) SQL Server
3 34 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
4 33 (1.88%) MySQL
5 31 (1.77%) NoSQL
6 27 (1.54%) Relational Database
7 26 (1.48%) Blockchain
8 21 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
9 18 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
10 14 (0.80%) MongoDB
10 14 (0.80%) QlikView
11 11 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (0.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 8 (0.46%) GIS
12 8 (0.46%) Hadoop
12 8 (0.46%) RDBMS
13 7 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (0.34%) Couchbase
14 6 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 4 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 143 (8.16%) JIRA
2 43 (2.45%) Selenium
3 37 (2.11%) Git (software)
4 36 (2.05%) Jenkins
5 25 (1.43%) Visual Studio
6 21 (1.20%) Cucumber
7 20 (1.14%) Zephyr
8 19 (1.08%) gulp
9 17 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
10 14 (0.80%) Axure RP
11 13 (0.74%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 11 (0.63%) SoapUI
12 11 (0.63%) TeamCity
12 11 (0.63%) Visual Studio Team System
12 11 (0.63%) WebDriver
13 10 (0.57%) HP UFT
13 10 (0.57%) JMeter
13 10 (0.57%) JUnit
13 10 (0.57%) LoadRunner
14 9 (0.51%) Bitbucket
General
1 402 (22.93%) Finance
2 382 (21.79%) Marketing
3 162 (9.24%) Retail
4 83 (4.73%) Banking
5 66 (3.76%) Telecoms
6 59 (3.37%) Games
7 33 (1.88%) Advertising
8 29 (1.65%) Manufacturing
9 21 (1.20%) Law
10 20 (1.14%) Investment Banking
10 20 (1.14%) Legal
10 20 (1.14%) Publishing
11 18 (1.03%) Financial Institution
12 16 (0.91%) Back Office
13 10 (0.57%) Electronics
13 10 (0.57%) German Language
14 9 (0.51%) Automotive
14 9 (0.51%) International Banking
15 8 (0.46%) Billing
15 8 (0.46%) French Language
Job Titles
1 550 (31.37%) Product Manager
2 168 (9.58%) Analyst
2 168 (9.58%) Product Owner
3 134 (7.64%) Developer
4 127 (7.24%) Business Analyst
5 96 (5.48%) Senior Manager
6 87 (4.96%) Senior Product Manager
7 85 (4.85%) Consultant
8 70 (3.99%) Designer
9 61 (3.48%) Project Manager
10 58 (3.31%) Architect
11 57 (3.25%) UX Designer
12 56 (3.19%) Development Manager
13 49 (2.80%) Software Manager
14 48 (2.74%) Product Analyst
15 44 (2.51%) Technical Consultant
16 41 (2.34%) Digital Product Manager
16 41 (2.34%) Technical Manager
17 40 (2.28%) Product Business Analyst
17 40 (2.28%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (7.36%) HTML
2 103 (5.88%) .NET
2 103 (5.88%) Web Services
3 93 (5.31%) CSS
4 73 (4.16%) RESTful
5 58 (3.31%) Node.js
6 53 (3.02%) jQuery
7 47 (2.68%) AngularJS
8 44 (2.51%) REST
9 43 (2.45%) HTML5
10 39 (2.22%) ASP.NET
10 39 (2.22%) Spring
11 38 (2.17%) JSON
12 36 (2.05%) Kafka
13 29 (1.65%) .NET Framework
14 26 (1.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 23 (1.31%) SOAP
16 22 (1.25%) React
16 22 (1.25%) Sass
17 20 (1.14%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 376 (21.45%) User Experience
2 300 (17.11%) Analytical Skills
3 121 (6.90%) Fintech
4 103 (5.88%) Computer Science
5 76 (4.34%) Self-Motivation
6 54 (3.08%) Management Information System
7 52 (2.97%) Mobile App
8 46 (2.62%) Public Cloud
9 43 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
10 37 (2.11%) Social Media
11 35 (2.00%) Minimum Viable Product
12 32 (1.83%) Private Cloud
13 28 (1.60%) IVR
14 24 (1.37%) Virtual Team
15 20 (1.14%) Equities
16 18 (1.03%) NHS
17 16 (0.91%) FMCG
18 15 (0.86%) Algorithms
18 15 (0.86%) Data Centre
18 15 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 75 (4.28%) Windows
2 72 (4.11%) Linux
3 34 (1.94%) Windows 10
4 33 (1.88%) Android
5 24 (1.37%) Unix
6 22 (1.25%) Apple iOS
7 10 (0.57%) Windows Server
8 5 (0.29%) CentOS
9 3 (0.17%) Debian
9 3 (0.17%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.11%) AIX
11 1 (0.057%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.057%) Solaris
11 1 (0.057%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 878 (50.09%) Agile Software Development
2 281 (16.03%) Scrum
3 269 (15.35%) Problem-Solving
4 245 (13.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 237 (13.52%) Project Management
6 218 (12.44%) E-Commerce
7 213 (12.15%) Analytics
8 194 (11.07%) User Stories
9 165 (9.41%) Software Engineering
10 162 (9.24%) Presales
11 152 (8.67%) Mentoring
12 150 (8.56%) Continuous Improvement
13 141 (8.04%) Business Analysis
14 137 (7.82%) Customer Requirements
15 133 (7.59%) SDLC
16 129 (7.36%) DevOps
17 127 (7.24%) Decision-Making
18 110 (6.27%) Coaching
19 104 (5.93%) TDD
20 102 (5.82%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 194 (11.07%) JavaScript
2 172 (9.81%) Java
3 141 (8.04%) C#
4 128 (7.30%) SQL
5 82 (4.68%) Python
6 51 (2.91%) C++
7 43 (2.45%) C
7 43 (2.45%) Scala
8 38 (2.17%) PHP
9 24 (1.37%) Bash Shell
10 22 (1.25%) Ruby
11 20 (1.14%) Perl
12 18 (1.03%) VB.NET
13 17 (0.97%) Shell Script
14 16 (0.91%) Java 8
14 16 (0.91%) R
15 15 (0.86%) Groovy
16 11 (0.63%) ES6
16 11 (0.63%) PL/SQL
17 7 (0.40%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 268 (15.29%) Degree
2 54 (3.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 27 (1.54%) Master's Degree
3 27 (1.54%) MCSE
3 27 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (1.48%) MCSA
5 15 (0.86%) ISTQB
5 15 (0.86%) MBA
6 12 (0.68%) PMI Certification
7 11 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 7 (0.40%) CCIE
9 7 (0.40%) ISEB
9 7 (0.40%) PMP
10 6 (0.34%) CCNP
10 6 (0.34%) TOGAF Certification
11 5 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
11 5 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (0.29%) Security Cleared
12 4 (0.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 201 (11.47%) QA
2 13 (0.74%) SLA
3 10 (0.57%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.51%) GDPR
5 8 (0.46%) PMO
6 6 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 5 (0.29%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.23%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.17%) ISO 14001
9 3 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (0.11%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.057%) GCP
11 1 (0.057%) NIST 800
11 1 (0.057%) PSD2
System Software
1 49 (2.80%) Docker
2 47 (2.68%) Active Directory
3 40 (2.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 35 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
5 31 (1.77%) Microsoft App-V
5 31 (1.77%) Virtual Desktop
5 31 (1.77%) XenApp
5 31 (1.77%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.17%) Firmware
7 2 (0.11%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.11%) BitLocker
7 2 (0.11%) NFS
7 2 (0.11%) PowerHA
8 1 (0.057%) HDFS
8 1 (0.057%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.057%) Snort
8 1 (0.057%) vCloud
8 1 (0.057%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 38 (2.17%) Kubernetes
2 32 (1.83%) Microsoft Intune
3 31 (1.77%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 31 (1.77%) SCDPM
3 31 (1.77%) SCOrch
3 31 (1.77%) SCSM
3 31 (1.77%) SCVMM
4 28 (1.60%) Ansible
5 24 (1.37%) Terraform
6 21 (1.20%) SCCM
7 19 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
8 12 (0.68%) Puppet
9 11 (0.63%) Kibana
10 8 (0.46%) Docker Swarm
10 8 (0.46%) Packer
11 7 (0.40%) logstash
12 6 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
13 5 (0.29%) Rancher
14 3 (0.17%) Nagios
15 2 (0.11%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 158 (9.01%) Microsoft
2 55 (3.14%) Oracle
2 55 (3.14%) WorldPay
3 48 (2.74%) VMware
4 40 (2.28%) Google
5 34 (1.94%) Adobe
6 33 (1.88%) Citrix
7 32 (1.83%) Cisco
8 27 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
9 21 (1.20%) IBM
10 20 (1.14%) Apple
10 20 (1.14%) Splunk
11 19 (1.08%) Alias
12 13 (0.74%) Capita
12 13 (0.74%) HP
12 13 (0.74%) ServiceNow
12 13 (0.74%) Xamarin
13 12 (0.68%) Polycom
14 10 (0.57%) Micro Focus
14 10 (0.57%) SAP